• Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument

    Sunset Crater Volcano

    National Monument Arizona

Interpretive Programs

Visitors examine a Ponderosa

Visitors examine a Ponderosa Pine during a tour of the Lava Flow Trail

Tours and Hikes

A variety of great interpretive programs are offered throughout the year!

Join a Park Ranger for a hike along the Lava Flow Trail or up Lenox Crater.

Call ahead at (928) 526-0502 to check schedules.

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Summer 2014 Night Sky Events

Did you know that Flagstaff is the world's first International Dark Sky City? Come out to Sunset Crater Volcano this summer and take advantage of those great night skies at one of our monthly star parties. Click here for more information.

Ranger presenting interpretive talk on mountaintop

Interpretive programs are presented each summer weekend at the top of the Snowbowl Sky Ride.

NPS Photo

NPS/USFS Ranger Programs

This program provides Ranger talks and guided hikes at NPS and USFS locations throughout the summer.

Did You Know?

Snow-covered San Francisco Peaks

The San Francisco Peaks, backdrop for Flagstaff and much of northern Arizona, were named in 1629 by Franciscan missionaries in honor of St. Francis of Assisi. This was more than 200 years before what was then a small town in California acquired a similar name.